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First Reconciliation Parent Handbook 2019

First Reconciliation and First Communion

Youth receiving the sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist for the first time are prepared through the PSR classes on Monday afternoons or Thursday evenings or with their classes at St. Francis Xavier School if they attend the day school. Both scenarios offer a family-centered program that includes attending one meeting of orientation and formation for each sacrament, workbooks that are completed together at home, and retreat days on parish grounds for the children.

Typically youth receive these sacraments during the second grade, but we are happy to accommodate children of any age. Youth are required to complete the Grade 1 program in the Parish School of Religion prior to receiving the sacraments.

First Reconciliation:

  • Friday, Nov. 22, 2019, at 7 p.m., OR
  • Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at 11 a.m.

First Eucharist Retreat Day:

Saturday, April 25, 2020 — 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 to 3 p.m. (mandatory attendance – no makeup)

First Eucharist:

You will select your preferred date and time, first come, first served.

  • May 2 @ 5 p.m. Mass
  • May 3 @ 8 a.m. or 12 p.m. Mass
  • May 9 @ 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.

Please contact Summer Kish, our director of religious education, in our Parish School of Religion office at 330-722-7700 or skish@sfxmedina.org, or PSR secretary Donna McEwen at dmcewen@sfxmedina.org for more information.